A Companion to Custer and the Little Bighorn Campaign - Lookingbill, Brad D.
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* An accessible and authoritative overview of the scholarship that has shaped our understanding of one of the most iconic battles in the history of the American West * Combines contributions from an array of respected scholars, historians, and battlefield scientists * Outlines the political and cultural conditions that laid the foundation for the Centennial Campaign and examines how George Armstrong Custer became its figurehead * Provides a detailed analysis of the battle maneuverings at Little Bighorn, paying special attention to Indian testimony from the battlefield * Concludes with a…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
* An accessible and authoritative overview of the scholarship that has shaped our understanding of one of the most iconic battles in the history of the American West * Combines contributions from an array of respected scholars, historians, and battlefield scientists * Outlines the political and cultural conditions that laid the foundation for the Centennial Campaign and examines how George Armstrong Custer became its figurehead * Provides a detailed analysis of the battle maneuverings at Little Bighorn, paying special attention to Indian testimony from the battlefield * Concludes with a section examining how the Battle of Little Bighorn has been mythologized and its pervading influence on American culture
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
  • Seitenzahl: 536
  • Erscheinungstermin: 13. November 2015
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 251mm x 174mm x 30mm
  • Gewicht: 1176g
  • ISBN-13: 9781444351095
  • ISBN-10: 1444351095
  • Artikelnr.: 42459041
Autorenporträt
Brad D. Lookingbill is Professor of History at Columbia College of Missouri. He is the author of The American Military: A Narrative History (Wiley, 2014) and War Dance at Fort Marion: Plains Indian War Prisoners (2014), and is the editor of American Military History: A Documentary Reader (Wiley, 2010). Lookingbill has received several teaching awards, most recently the Eugene Asher Distinguished Teaching Award from the American Historical Association in 2010. Prior to pursuing a career in academia, Dr. Lookingbill served in the Army National Guard and Reserve.